Portfolio Manager Job, Farnborough

A fanastic opportunity for an experienced Technology Portfolio Manager who thrives in busy working environments looking to work within a leading global organisation.

Portfolio Manager – Up to £75,000 per annum – Farnborough, Hampshire

-Already holds or willing to undergo full UK SC Clearance

Our client, and International lead in their industry, is on the hunt for an experience Portfolio manager for their Technology HQ based in Farnborough. As the Portfolio Manager you will be responsible for supporting and managing the delivery of tasks and large projects in order to deliver the defined Business and customer benefits that meet the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.

Key Accountabilities

* Leadership of the Project Management Office and project teams and support of other Project Managers.

* Overview and Management of multiple projects to deliver project objectives that are defined in the Project Business Case and Project Mandate.

* Ensuring projects meets all governance requirements in accordance with policies and processes.

* Leadership of the Project Management Office and project teams and support of other Project Managers.

* Management of suppliers, where appropriate, to ensure the fulfilment of the requirements within a Statement of Works that meets the standards of the Project Mandate.

* Manage and resolve scheduling conflicts and where required seek additional support either internally or externally.

* Manage resourcing forecast through the use of appropriate tools.

* Work with procurement to obtain pricing and manage the purchase of all materials associated to the delivery of projects.

* Management and ownership of Risks and Issues and the implementation of mitigation strategies.

* Arrange periodic meetings with teams and team leads to discuss all activities.

*Produce periodic reports and review as required.

* Alert senior management to any significant Risks.

Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities Required

* Experience in successfully managing large Projects and Programmes

* Experience of Line Management

* Extensive knowledge of Project Management principles in accordance with industry and standards.

* Team Leadership including the management of relationships and conflicts within and across multiple project teams.

* Resource Management. * Financial management. * Delivery of the projects and programmes to agreed timelines.

* Working within the Life Cycle process to ensure the quality of the projects are structured and achieved.

* Ability to negotiate with internal and external teams. * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

* An excellent level of commercial awareness.

* A leadership style which will enable a consistent approach to delivery across multiple projects

* Knowledge of other functional disciplines related to delivery (e.g. finance)

Essential Qualifications

* Significant experience of Project and Programme Management within an IT environment. * Industry recognised qualification. i.e. Prince2 / AMP / PMP * Demonstrable experience of full Lifecycle Project and Programme Management * SC cleared to be held and maintained.